Around The City

Rights panel to hold sitting

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Human Rights Commission member S. Varghese will hold a sitting in the commission office at Vazhuthacaud here on July 29, according to a press-note. The member would be present in the commission office on July 22, 25 and 30. - Special Correspondent

Honour for law student

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: P. B. Prasanth, LLM student of the Kerala Law Academy Law College, has been chosen to attend a scholarship summer course in the International Court of Justice at The Hague. Prasanth was chosen on the basis of his paper on how United Nations recommendations have been implemented in Kerala jails. - Special Correspondent

Arts and crafts exhibition

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust is organising a two-day arts and crafts exhibition and sale at the Museum auditorium from Saturday, according to a press-note. The paintings and craft items produced by children from various orphanages run by the Trust in the State will be on display at the show, titled, "Art for love'. - Special Correspondent

Essay contest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Thiruvananthappuram District Sarvodaya Mandalam is organising an essay competition for school and college students in connection with the 75th anniversary of the Salt Satyagraha. For more details contact the secretary, District Sarvodaya Mandalam, Gandhi Bhavan, Thycaud P.O., Thiruvananthapuram or telephone no.2321786 before July 30. - Special Correspondent

Journalism course at Press Club

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Applications can be submitted till July 25 for the one-year journalism diploma course and the six-month-long electronic journalism certificate course conducted by the Trivandrum Press Club, according to a press-note. The basic qualification for applicants is a degree in any discipline. For more details contact the secretary at 2331642). - Special Correspondent

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